and in this last election it happened in delaware and colorado and nevada two years before that we will have to see what happens. if the republican party keeps nominating people too far to the right, they may snatch defeat out of jaws of victory once again. >> interesting you brought up the six year itch. brad, i was going to ask you about g.o.p. has to gain six seats to take control. and something that the university of virginia political scientists larry sabato said just the other day, the post world war ii average for that six year itch mid terms is that the opposition party does, in fact, gain six seats. so, can the republican party hit that average? and what do you think about that more right leaning senate that the congressman just mentioned? >> i think it's certainly possible. i believe professor sabato is absolutely correct. we could pick up six seats. historically we know in midterm elections we know they don't favor the party in power of the white house. the president has an uphill battle. the other time you have good news any time you have incumbent democrat seat pop up. the g.o.p. hasn'